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Jelly Cake

Sherard Lewis Recipe

By Sherard Lewis

A traditional favorite that dates back to the early 1900's, especially at Christmas.

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about 12
20 Min
25 Min


1 box
duncan hines butter batter cakemix, plus ingredients to make cake
2 lb
jar of apple jelly
1 pkg
3 oz., raspberry jello
1/4 tsp
lemon extract
1/4 tsp
vanilla extract
shredded coconut, if desired for top

Directions Step-By-Step

The night before you fix your cake fix the jelly by combining the last four ingredients and refrigerate. Preheat oven to 350 dedgrees. Grease and flour two 8 or 9 inch cake pans. Bake cake as directed. Cool completely. Split layers equally to make four layers. Spread jelly mixture between layers, on top and sides of cake. Sprinkle with coconut if desired. Keep refrigerated.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtag: #Jelly